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Kare-Kare peanut-beef stew

Holiday Eats: Kare-Kare

Kare-kare is another favorite dish in most Filipino households. It is considered an everyday dish but it is so well-loved that it also merited a place on the esteemed Christmas table. Kare-kare is an oxtail peanut stew often eaten with shrimp paste as a condiment. There are many ways to cook this dish but for […]

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Crispy Pata

Holiday Eats: Crispy Pata

Lechon is perhaps the most festive of all Filipino dishes! But for people who don’t have access to lechon or find it beyond their budget, crispy pata is a great alternative. Just like the equally tasty lechon kawali, crispy pata has the same crunchy pork skin and flavorful meat, only the former is made from […]

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lumpia

Holiday Eats: Lumpiang Shanghai

Christmas dinner and Noche Buena is not quite complete without lumpiang shanghai. Or at least that’s the case for our family. There’s something about the crunch of that first bite into the juicy goodness of lumpia that makes one delighted and unable to resist reaching out for one more roll. Lumpia is probably not originally […]

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